A Blackshear woman was struck and killed Sunday night when she stepped in front of a train between the Main Street and Grady Street crossings just west of downtown.
You won’t often see traffic jams in Pierce County, but every first Saturday in October at the corner of Georgia Highway 121 and West Horseshoe Road — before the sun has even come up — a strange phenomenon occurs.
Darrell Dixon is the acting police chief and June Echols Bennett is the acting city clerk for the City of Patterson.
Tommy Thornton, successful local agribusinessman and former “Farmer of the Year,” passed away last Thursday, October 13, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 71.
Aunt Thetus was sitting on the edge of the bed in her room at the local nursing facility that was her home.
It is said that no good deed goes unpunished. If you don’t believe that, ask Mark Butler, commissioner of the beleaguered Georgia Department of Labor.
Class, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder – hard to define but we know it when we see it. I thought about that as two events occurred in our state last week featuring prominent Republicans.